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This Music in My Mind

I like shitty music. Art is subjective, I realize, and I actually do like my music very much, but I am the first to admit that my sensibilities leave much to be desired. 943 more words


Revisiting Bubblegum Pop from South Africa with Umoja 

Contemporary South Africa music tends to be driven by electronic music, especially post apartheid music like Kwaito. Musicians in the 80s, attracted to the warbly yet syrupy sounds from cryptic synthesizers, organs and guitars helped lay the foundations for the deep house and Kwaito craze that dominates current South african music. 391 more words


2 Unlimited - No Limit (Leaping Ahead #316)

Leaping Ahead Project 2016 #316: 161111

Certain songs come with certain memories don’t they? And for this one, it’s a picture of my two eldest children (aged 6 and 5 respectively in 1993) racing round and round the kitchen table in our basement living area on their little bikes shouting ‘No, No – No, No, No, No’ at the top of their voices. 11 more words

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Nsync – Nsync

Release Year: 1998

Rating: 6.5/10

I first got into Nsync after watching their Disney Channel concert special. Not too long after I got their debut album. 855 more words

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The Archies - Sugar Sugar (Leaping Ahead #143)

Leaping Ahead Project 2016 #143: 160522

Written by Jeff Barry and Andy Kim, this took the bubblegum pop band ‘The Archies’ to the No.1 slot in the US and the UK in 1969 for a total of 12 weeks. 42 more words

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When A Character is Born of the Fruit of Bubblegum Pop

All it took was one song from my music library and there he was, big, very fair, naked, standing in the shower shaving–and singing The Partridge Family’s I Woke Up in Love This Morning. 484 more words